Tag: Rob Ford

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Dead After Battle With Cancer

Rob Ford, the Toronto city councillor who became the world’s most famous mayor during a wild, scandal-filled term, is dead at age 46. The married father of two young children died after 18 months of treatment for a rare and aggressive cancer first diagnosed in the midst of his 2014 bid to be re-elected mayor.…

Rob Ford Has Rare Form of Cancer called Liposarcoma

Rob Ford has been diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of cancer. The Toronto mayor has been hospitalized since last week for a tumor in his abdomen, which doctors now conclude is a malignant liposarcoma. “It comprises about one per cent only of all cancers. It has about 60 different cell types,” said Dr.…

Rob Ford Back To Work Apologizes And Asks For Forgiveness [VIDEO]

Watch Rob Ford’s Post Rehab Speech VIDEO: Rob Ford was apologetic in an impassioned first public speech after a stint in rehab and two months away from his job as Toronto’s mayor. Mayoral candidate Olivia Chow wished Ford well but called him a ‘failed mayor.’ Pronouncing himself “ashamed, embarrassed and humiliated,” Mayor Rob Ford acknowledged…

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Returning to Office After Rehab

Toronto mayor and admitted crack cocaine user, Rob Ford, plans to hit the ground running when he returns to his seat of power on June 30. Ford notified the city clerk in a letter released on Tuesday that he’ll be back at work later this month. “Kindly be advised that I will be returning to…

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Says He’s Attending the Oscars

Toronto mayor Rob Ford — whose admission to smoking crack cocaine, among other antics, has transformed him into international tabloid fodder — says that he’s going to make an appearance at the Academy Awards on Sunday. “I am going to the Oscars. It’s going to be fun,” was the brief quote he gave his local…

Rob Ford declares Bob Marley Day in Toronto

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has declared Feb. 6 Bob Marley Day. It coincides with Marley’s birthday. The Jamaican singer, who was born in 1945, died in 1981 at age 36. He would have been 69 Thursday. It’s perhaps no surprise that Ford is a Marley fan. The mayor was seen in a video posted in…

Read LNC Top 10 News Stories Of The Year 2013

LNC Top 10 News Stories Of The Year 2013 Based on Site Interest and Traffic. 1. Zimmerman Trial 2. Boston Marathon Bombing 3. NSA & Edward Snowden 4. Jodi Arias Trial 5. Ohio Kidnapping Rescue 6. Nelson Mandela 7. Toronto Cracked Mayor Rob Ford 8. GOP Government Shutdown 9. Obamacare ACA Rollout 10.Pope Francis What…

Ford Lost Phone at Crack House?

How is this guy real? According to police documents published by CTV News on Wednesday, Toronto mayor Rob Ford may have lost his cell phone at a crack house a month before video of him smoking the drug hit the Internet. While wiretapping cell phone conversations during a drug trafficking investigation, police overheard suggestions that…

Ford on The Attack Again! Steal Seat At Football Game

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford continued his tradition of attending major football games in the city, arriving fashionably late to watch the Buffalo Bills play their annual game at Rogers Centre. Ford arrived after the first quarter began on Sunday. He sat in an aisle seat, 35 rows off the field. Fans lined up to have…

Rob Ford’s Reality Show Canceled

Embattled Toronto mayor Rob Ford’s new reality show has been cancelled after one episode, according to the show’s network. Sun News Network made the announcement on Tuesday. “Ford Nation,” which starred the political figure and his brother, debuted on Monday night in Canada.

ROB FORD: THIS IS WAR: ‘You Guys Have Just Attacked Kuwait’

Watch Rob Ford declare war to the city council: Toronto’s embattled mayor Rob Ford tore into the city council on Monday night as the city continues to strip him of his powers following Ford admitting to repeatedly smoking crack cocaine. Ford blasted the city council, saying that they had acted like Saddam Hussein’s Iraq and…

Rob Ford stripped of powers in council vote

39-3 vote removes mayor’s ability to appoint committee chairs, deputy mayor Toronto city council has voted 39-3 to remove Mayor Rob Ford’s power to hire and fire the deputy mayor and appoint members of his executive committee. The vote Friday means Ford, a mayor mired in scandal, will continue his last 11 months as mayor…

Mayor Rob Ford Gets a TV Show

Drugs, sex, and politics all make for great TV, which means Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is already the breakout reality show star of the year. On Thursday, not long after a bizarre quip about oral sex, Canada’s Sun News Network announced that Ford and his brother, a City Council member, will be hosting a TV…

Toronto Mayor Won’t Step Down

So what if he’s smoked crack? Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is “not going anywhere, guaranteed.” Ford reaffirmed his refusal to step down, despite admitting to smoking crack cocaine, after giving a Remembrance Day speech in honor of Canada’s veterans. The scandalous mayor was questioned by reporters about a city council motion to enact a law…

Toronto radio host thinks Rob Ford called in to defend Rob Ford on Thursday

Bill Carroll is fairly convinced that ‘Ian from Etobicoke’ was actually a familiar fella Bill Carroll, who hosts afternoon drive from Los Angeles on Toronto talk radio station AM640, was quite confident that a passionate defender of Mayor Rob Ford — who identified himself as “Ian from Etobicoke” — was actually Ford himself. “This guy,…